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Salvage Crews Begin Lifting Costa Concordia

A South Florida salvage company, along with its Italian counterpart, are slowly lifting the Costa Concordia ship into an upright position off the coast of Giglio.

09/16/2013

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Miami-Based Carnival Now Offering Money-Back Guarantee

In an attempt to win back customers, Carnival has announced a new money-back guarantee that will apply to many of its sailings.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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Major Cruise Lines Post Onboard Crime Data

Three of the largest cruise lines, all based in Miami, will now post more comprehensive data about serious crimes and allegations that are committed aboard their ships.

08/01/2013

Crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship as it is towed to port in Alabama on Thursday Feb. 14, 2013. (Source: CNN)

Cruise Line Executives Attend Hearing To Address Safety Concerns

The presidents of two Miami-based cruise ships lines, following two recent high-profile fires, stood before senators Wednesday at a hearing to defend the industry.

07/25/2013

The cruise ship Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of the island of Giglio, on January 17, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)

Costa Concordia Captain On Trial In Italy

It’s been more than a year since the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian coast, but Tuesday the sole defendant in the case, Captain Franceso Schettino, was scheduled to go to trial in Italy.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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Arison Steps Down As Carnival CEO; Remains Chairman

One day after celebrating his team’s second straight NBA Championship, Miami Heat owner Micky Arison is in the news again Tuesday. It’s not related to the Heat; instead it’s his other job that has him making waves in the business world

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

Crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship as it is towed to port in Alabama on Thursday Feb. 14, 2013. (Source: CNN)

Carnival Asks Court To Dismiss Lawsuits From Triumph Passengers

Carnival Corporation is asking a court to dismiss lawsuits filed by passengers who suffered days of difficult conditions aboard the Triumph cruise ship earlier this year.

CBS Miami–04/29/2013

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Carnival Ecstasy Back In Port After Brief Power Failure

On the same day that Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines announced a $300 million upgrade to emergency power systems, fire systems and engine rooms, the company’s Ecstasy cruise ship experience a power failure at sea, but it was a brief one.

CBS4–04/18/2013

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Carnival Promises $300 Million In Ship Upgrades

After three of its ships developed serious problems mid-cruise since the beginning of the year, Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that they will spend $300 million to add emergency generators, upgrade fire safety and improve engine rooms on all of their ships.

04/17/2013

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Carnival Vows To Pay Back Government For Aid

Doral-based Carnival Corporation has finally agreed to reimburse the U.S. government for the costs related to helping save the Carnival Triumph in February and the Carnival Splendor in 2010, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

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